VIVA! 2018: Inclusivity and intimacy make the Italian festival one to watch

Valley d'Itria, Italy 4 July
SOPHIE, Bilbao BBK Live 2018 © Óscar L Tejeda

Bilbao BBK Live 2018: Serene surroundings and inevitable crowd pleasers

Mount Cobetas, Bilbao 12 July

In Photos: Anti-Trump Protest in London

London 13 July

Kappa Futur Festival 2018 review

Parco Dora, Turin 7 July
Jacques Greene, Farr Festival 2018 © James North and Rob Jones

Farr Festival 2018 review: Immersive, sun-struck and soulfully curated

Bygrave Woods, Hertfordshire 5 July

Beach settings combine with bass-heavy sounds for Hideout Festival 2018

Pag Island, Croatia 25 June
Drake, Wireless Festival 2018

Despite the line-up chaos, Wireless still stands as the UK’s most essential rap festival

Finsbury Park, London 6 July

Boats and sunrise sessions: Love International 2018 reviewed

The Garden, Croatia 27 June

Experimental sounds and thoughtful curation shape Terraforma 2018

Villa Arconati, Milan 29 June
Letta Mbulu, Strange Sounds From Beyond © Pierre Zeylstra

Strange Sounds From Beyond took us on a voyage of musical discoveries

Noorderlicht, Amsterdam 23 June

In Photos: Crack Magazine Boat Party at Love International

The Argonauty, Croatia 27 June
Kala Festival 2018 © Alfie Allen

In Photos: Kala Festival

Dhërmi, Albania 20 June
Kala Festival

The first edition of Kala showed promise for a new dance paradise

Dhërmi, Albania 20 June
Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa revives Kush & Orange Juice in a reminder that he can sometimes be great

Roundhouse, London 1 July
Octo Octa © Nacho G Riaza

In Photos: Sónar 2018

Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona 14 June
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto bring their seamless synergy to The Barbican

Barbican Centre, London 20 June